Since 2015, global meat giants from Tyson to Cargill have invested in high-momentum, animal-free protein startups seeking to upend the traditional meat industry.
See the early pitch decks of 13 unicorn companies (and exited unicorns), including LinkedIn (before it had a dime of revenue) and Buzzfeed when it had just 2.5M monthly page views.
Since their introduction in 2015, dockless bike-sharing systems have moved from East to West as they sweep through urban transportation markets.
These venture bets on startups that "returned the fund," making firms and careers, were the result of research, strong convictions, and patient follow-through. Here are the stories behind the biggest VC home runs of all time.
In recent years, personal care incumbents and independent companies have launched accelerators, incubators, and other programs focused on developing new beauty brands.